Patch notes have been released by Epic for today’s v9.41 content update which includes a new weapon, the Storm Scout Sniper Rifle and Season 9 Overtime Challenges and Rewards.

Epic Games updated their in-game news feed announcing the arrival of a new weapon, the Storm Scout Sniper Rifle. Dataminers leaked this weapon and it was accidentally added into creative.

Epic Games is also adding birthday cakes and presents for the upcoming birthday event which will soon begin even though no official announcement with regards to the event has been made as of the time of writing this post. You can check the full patch notes for the update.

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WHAT’S NEW?

Storm Scout Sniper Rifle

Scope in too see its new location by staying one step ahead of the storm.

fortnite storm scout sniper riffle
fortnite storm scout sniper riffle

Birthday Presents

There is a saying that the best gifts are surprises. In commemorating Fortnite’s second Birthday, open up these legendary items to see what loot awaits you.

Fortnite Birthday Presents
Fortnite Birthday Presents

Birthday Cake

Player will celebrate another year of fortnite with some birthday cake. You can find this sweet cake around the map to benefit from some health and Shield

V9.41 CONTENT UPDATE
Fortnite Birthday cake

Weapons + Items for v9.41 content update

  • Birthday Presents
    • Available in Legendary Rarity.
    • You can find it from Floor loot, Chests, Vending Machines, Supply Drops, and Llamas.
      • Not available in Arena and Tournament playlists.
    • Presents have six possible packages of loot.
  • Birthday Cake
    • Found around various POIs.
      • Not available in Arena and Tournament playlists.
    • Grants 5 Health and 5 Shield.
  • Storm Scout Sniper Rifle
    • The scope on this storm scout sniper rifle has an embedded weather map that displays upcoming storm circles before being revealed on the minimap.
    • Available at Epic and Legendary Rarities.
    • Damage: 81/85
      • Headshot: 202/212
    • 1.1 Rounds per second.
    • Uses Heavy Ammo.
    • Reload Speed: 2.84s/2.7s.

Gameplay

Overtime Challenges

You can unlock rewards and gain XP with the Fortnite Season 9 Overtime Challenges. Read about Season 9 overtime challenges here.

UI

  • PiP (Player-in Picture) Streaming
    • Get into the Fortnite lobby to view the Fortnite World Cup Pro-AM and Finals while playing. Get Wins while watching your favorite competitors do the same.